Michael Della Rocca (Yale) is an authority on the history of early modern philosophy, rationalism, and contemporary metaphysics, as well as on epistemology and the philosophy of action.
Elena Gordon is currently an Extending New Narratives Postdoctoral Research Fellow at McGill University. She mainly works on the philosophy of David Hume, but her research for the Extending New Narratives project examines Catharine Macaulay’s (1731-1791) philosophy of education, with a particular focus on the role of non-human animals in human moral and epistemic development.
Viacheslav Zahorodniuk, a current postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy, is working on a project dedicated to Hume’s epistemology and methodological approaches under the supervision of Donald C. Ainslie.
Jonathan Cottrell, a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, focuses his research on early modern philosophy, especially Hume’s work.
Robert Pasnau, a professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder, has main interests in the history of philosophy, especially the end of the Middle Ages and the beginnings of the modern era. His colloquium talk will focus on the Hume’s philosophy.
The History of Modern Philosophy Research Group is pleased to welcome Manuel Vasquez Villavicencio, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the philosophy department at the University of Toronto. Please note that this is a read-ahead event. To receive the full paper before the talk, please contact Michaela Manson. Talk Title A Virtuous … Read More
This three-hour symposium on slavery in early modern philosophy will feature Hasana Sharpe (McGill), Aaron Garrett (Boston), and Julia Jorati (Massachusetts).